July 18, 2007 People on both sides of the isle are so divided that they can’t even discuss their political views without blaming the other party for all the problems that we are facing today.

Ancient Dogon mystery

July 17, 2007 The theory of ancient astronauts landing on earth in times past and imparting knowledge to earthlings doesn’t hold water with me.

Take this sob story

July 17, 2007 My e-mail box is full of sob stories. I bet yours is full of them too. Take this one. PLEASE.

Sell junk cheap

July 16, 2007 We recently had a gigantic multi-family yard sale at the Batesville Daily Guard and I for one have come away with a totally new outlook on the whole process.

Running hot, cold

July 13, 2007 This past week, I finally got an answer to a question that has puzzled me for 25 years.

For the love of pets

July 11, 2007 I’m a big fan of pets, especially adopted pets. I believe they teach many lessons to people of all ages.

Family trip woes

July 10, 2007 I am seriously considering the fact that I may be losing my mind. All the symptoms are there. Why else would I decide to go on a 10-hour road trip with three children?

Headless chicken

July 5, 2007 All the recent down on the farm chicken columns made me think of Mike the Headless Chicken. Not much news about Mike except the festival in his honor in Fruita, Colo., is still taking place each May.